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Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 4,689
Posted By rubiksoval

Don't draft people uninvited and this won't be an...

Don't draft people uninvited and this won't be an issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,389
Posted By rubiksoval

There is no default position. You draft, you...

There is no default position. You draft, you overlap to slow, then you draft again. It happens constantly. It's not a less than ideal situation. It's simply another situation that one needs to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,389
Posted By rubiksoval

I think this is something that gets very...

I think this is something that gets very overblown and taken out of context.

Wheel overlap is inevitable. Doesn't matter if it's 150 riders or 2 riders. I probably spend half my time in a larger...
06-21-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,445
Posted By veganbikes

It's hot, it's humid, this COVID crap has been...

It's hot, it's humid, this COVID crap has been going on for months and we are all sick of it. Nobody wants to wear masks, nobody wants to have to sanitize everything or stay at home all the time and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,832
Posted By RChung

Some sources of drag that fall beneath the...

Some sources of drag that fall beneath the threshold of "tangibility" matter a lot; some things that are tangible don't matter much at all. I'm not sure that tangibility is a good metric of drag.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,674
Posted By rubiksoval

Jumping on someone's wheel uninvited is the...

Jumping on someone's wheel uninvited is the shame.

Don't do that. Especially if they're doing a workout.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,078
Posted By RChung

1. You can't measure rolling resistance in a wind...

1. You can't measure rolling resistance in a wind tunnel.
2. There are ways to measure rolling resistance without a power meter but they all require, at a minimum, known force.
3. I've presented...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,078
Posted By Tacoenthusiast

If it's red or not!

If it's red or not!
06-03-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,932
Posted By shelbyfv

Saving every comment one has made on BF and able...

Saving every comment one has made on BF and able to recycle them at will! Remarkable.... Wasn't Howard Hughes rumored to have saved his toenail clippings?
06-03-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,932
Posted By indyfabz

^^^And just like that, the thread grows longer...

^^^And just like that, the thread grows longer than a CVS receipt.^^^ An unfortunate sign of the times that nothing will be done about.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,078
Posted By RChung

84 miles of riding. Well, thanks for that. I...

84 miles of riding. Well, thanks for that. I agree that it's hard to know exactly what's happening, but it's nice that you're trying.


The power estimates come from the speed. The estimates are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,078
Posted By rubiksoval

Without power, it's difficult to tell what...

Without power, it's difficult to tell what actually happened.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,078
Posted By justonwo

I really don’t want to do an in-depth response to...

I really don’t want to do an in-depth response to this thread because I’m waiting for the 2021 thread. It’s supposed to be better.
06-02-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 994
Posted By hillyman

I've said many times we should all learn to work...

I've said many times we should all learn to work on our own bikes. I now wish to retract that statement.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,568
Posted By noodle soup

No, you aren't elite. He wanted some...

No, you aren't elite.

He wanted some At-a-boys.

:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,568
Posted By rubiksoval

If you're a cat 4, why did you start this thread?

If you're a cat 4, why did you start this thread?
05-13-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 12,428
Posted By Lemond1985

Please don't start down this road, with the...

Please don't start down this road, with the quoting of stuff from previous posts, I beg you. Nothing good can come of it. ;)
05-11-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 12,428
Posted By indyfabz

Jimís posts are longer than CVS receipts.

Jimís posts are longer than CVS receipts.
04-25-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,830
Posted By livedarklions

Seems to me the logical conversion to metric is...

Seems to me the logical conversion to metric is to just make the cake 2.2 times larger.

The metric system is better because you get more cake.
04-24-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,926
Posted By BNSF

That thread was five years ago.... And it was...

That thread was five years ago.... And it was about an incident which had occurred years earlier. You do realize its OK to just let things go?

But now that you mention it, I need to vent about the...
04-23-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,926
Posted By badger1

This must qualify as one of the strangest...

This must qualify as one of the strangest dead-thread resurrections in the history of teh Biek Forms. And that is saying something.

Long-absent BF member nursing a four year-old grudge comes back...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,097
Posted By WhyFi

You've never shoved your foot in to your front...

You've never shoved your foot in to your front wheel seen a locked thread about a locked thread before? I guess you're not a serious cyclist BF poster.
04-20-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,496
Posted By livedarklions

Question I have from yesterday's ride--which gear...

Question I have from yesterday's ride--which gear set-up will prevent a headwind from kicking up and slamming me to a stop just after I start a 10%+ grade climb?

Gotta say, these "you're doing...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,499
Posted By WhyFi

He wants to spend £750 on wheels with carbon...

He wants to spend £750 on wheels with carbon rims, so you're suggesting that he spend ~40% of his stated budget on a wheelset with heavy aluminum rims to test out the waters? That's horrible advice. ...
02-28-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,887
Posted By livedarklions

And start fewer threads.

And start fewer threads.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 28,179
Posted By Rides4Beer

Which some people might even say is the whole...

Which some people might even say is the whole purpose of brakes. :lol:
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